Backing up your data can seem like a long winded and unneeded process. However, this is not the case, it is extremely important that you back up all of your data. Allowing yourself to have multiple copies for many reasons. To begin with backing up your data does exactly what it says, allows you to have another copy of all your files. This is extremely important as you never know when issues may occur with your computer. If all files are stored on your computer only, one problem can have you lose all your data. Having a back up is important to ensure you do not lose all these important details. Some files which you should consider backing up are: client details, invoices and any other documents which are important to your business. Backing up your client details mean you will still be able to contact them. Backing up your invoices means when it comes to tax returns you will have all the details you need.